Team of Instructors

Sally Rose

Sally Rose

Instructor, Cofounder

Over 8 Years of Martial Arts Training and 1st Degree Black Belt at The Blue Dragon Dojang. Competitive fighter in Oh Do Kwan. 2 time Grand Champ at the Mid-Atlantic All Female Karate Open in 2017 & 2018 with 1st place in forms and 1st place in sparring. In 2019 Sally Rose competed at the King George IsshinRyu Open Championships, as there were no other women in her division, she fought in the Men's Advanced Division placing 3rd in sparring and first in forms. With a background in American Boxing and Korean Karate Sally Rose continues to train at the Blue Dragon Academy. Intersectional feminist, activist, musician and performer with Shagwüf & The Sally Rose Band.

Joshua Copson

Joshua Copson

Instructor, Cofounder

27 Years of Martial Arts Training. Fifth Degree Black Belt & Master in Oh Do Kwan. Owner & Instructor at Blue Dragon Dojang. 4 times Grand Champ at the King George Open Karate Tournament. Background in Aikido, Jiu-Jitsu, Kung Fu, Judo, Qigong and Korean Karate. Devout husband and father of two girls and one boy.

Megan Schultz

Megan Schultz

​Assistant Instructor 

Femmerad, practicing Oh Do Kwan since 2015.

Jamie Krieger Hale

Jamie Krieger Hale

Assistant Instructor

Femmerad, practicing Oh Do Kwan since 2016.

Board of Directors

President

Sally Rose

Secretary

Christina Swanson

Vice President

Penny Harrison-Latham

Treasurer

Jamie Krieger Hale

Certified Martial Arts Specialist

Joshua Copson